World News

2018-04-19

Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by taking baby to work

Ten-day-old Maile’s debut on the august chamber floor comes a day after senators quashed a baby ban. Source: BBC World Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by […]
2018-04-19

Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'

King Mswati III declares a name change at events celebrating independence and his 50th birthday. Source: BBC World Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'
2018-04-19

David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick in court

The American magician was ordered to reveal his trick in a court battle with an injured participant. Source: BBC World David Copperfield forced to reveal magic […]
2018-04-19

Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

In an example of human natural selection, Asia’s Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving. Source: BBC World Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving
2018-04-19

Prince death: No criminal charges to be filed

No criminal charges will be filed over the death of US singer Prince in April 2016, prosecutors say. Source: BBC World Prince death: No criminal charges […]
2018-04-19

Comey: No one around Trump to stop impulsive behaviour

The ex-FBI chief tells the BBC the US is becoming “numb” to the president’s “impulsive behaviour”. Source: BBC World Comey: No one around Trump to stop […]
2018-04-19

Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown

These Philippine islanders fear a six month tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods. Source: BBC World Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown
2018-04-19

Iran arrests official after youths dance at shopping centre concert

The head of Mashhad’s Islamic guidance department had authorised a concert at a shopping centre. Source: BBC World Iran arrests official after youths dance at shopping […]
2018-04-19

Salisbury attack: Scientist Vladimir Uglev 'helped create Novichok'

Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia. Source: BBC World Salisbury attack: Scientist Vladimir Uglev 'helped create […]
2018-04-19

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

For the first time in decades, Cuba has a leader who is not a Castro – but don’t expect big changes. Source: BBC World Cuba's Raúl […]
2018-04-19

Would you pay $1.1M for this house?

Source: CNN Asia Would you pay .1M for this house?
2018-04-18

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

The communist state is set to confirm Miguel Díaz-Canel as its first leader who is not a Castro. Source: BBC World Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel […]
2018-04-18

Kansas militia men guilty of plot to bomb Somalis' mosque

The trio, who belonged to a group called the Crusaders, were infiltrated by an FBI informant. Source: BBC World Kansas militia men guilty of plot to […]
2018-04-18

Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dies at age 82

The Italian-American wrestler held the WWE championship for 11 years, longer than anyone else. Source: BBC World Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dies at age 82
2018-04-18

German police investigate anti-Semitic attack in Berlin

A video of the incident shows a man hitting the pair with his belt and shouting anti-Semitic abuse. Source: BBC World German police investigate anti-Semitic attack […]